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Tips For Self Editing

I did a blog for New England Speculative Writers on self editing.

Check it out here


I'm Excited

Being in Chicken Soup for the Soul was cool. It was unexpected but definitely an awesome experience. The thing is, I didn’t really think it was that big of a deal. 423 more words


The Peasant and the Queen? — Pez King Blog #3

I’ve been feeling self-conscious about the lack of gender balance in The Peasant and the King. In sharp contrast to Fly Above the Storm, which has several female characters playing prominent and heroic roles, and where the male narrators receive lessons of a feminine relational spirituality of interbeing along with the heady crown chakra metaphysics, Pez King has no obvious female presence at all. 1,851 more words


Letter to the Editor

I recently received a letter from my aunt, my father’s sister. Even before opening it I knew it was an invitation for the annual family get-together on May Long. 605 more words


My Love and Hatred of Language

A friend recently read the new FAQ articles at Not Two, and offered this with his feedback:

“As much as you claim syntax and vernacular is a hindrance, I think you really, really LOVE language.” 1,613 more words

Waldo Noesta

Finding Letters Again

I know I am certainly not the first person to dread checking the mail. I actually don’t even check it every day because there is hardly ever anything in there that I want. 968 more words

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